04/20/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 04/20/2021 22:27
Scammers are doubling down on their efforts to scam people out of their money and personal information. That's why the FTC and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) are teaming up to remind you: No matter what anyone tells you, you can't buy COVID-19 vaccines online and there's no out-of-pocket cost to get the shots.
Here are some ways to avoid a vaccine-related scam:
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If you know about a COVID-19 vaccine scam, tell the FTC about it at ReportFraud.ftc.gov. Or, file a complaint with your state or territory attorney general through consumerresources.org, the consumer website of the National Association of Attorneys General.
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